Archive for February, 2012

Poster, images from To the Arctic

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first poster and images from MacGillivray Freeman Films' To the Arctic 3D. An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure To the Arctic tells the ultimate tale of survival. Narrated by Oscar® winner Meryl Streep, the film takes audiences on a ...

Peoria Riverfront Museum Giant Screen theater construction on time, on budget

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Peoria Journal Star reports: Opening Day, Oct. 20, is 34 weeks away. Item 1: Global Immersion, the company that will provide the content for the giant screen theater, met with the Peoria Riverfront Museum board and staff last week to present the system specifications and all related construction aspects for the ...

Sheffield, UK gets digital IMAX

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

The Star reports: MOVIE fan Andrew Bryant held a new era of cinema-going in his hands - when he craned two new giant IMAX digital projectors on to the roof of Sheffield’s Cineworld, writes Graham Walker. The beasts, which weigh about a ton each and together cost the best part of £1 ...

JJ Abrams uses IMAX cameras for Star Trek sequel

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Bleeding Cool News is reporting the use of IMAX cameras by director JJ Abrams for the Star Trek sequel: Despite the plans for his new film to be converted to the format, JJ Abrams does not appear to be a huge fan of 3D – thoug he’s certainly spoken out about ...

Poster, two images from Marvel’s The Avengers

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

A new poster and two images have been released for Marvel's The Avengers. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of ...

Images from Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Check out these images from upcoming film, Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. The animated adventure follows the journey of a boy as he searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the ...

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Comes to Life in IMAX® Theatres March 2

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

3D-CG Feature From the Creators of Despicable Me and the Imagination of Dr. Seuss to Open in 276 IMAX® Digital Theatres LOS ANGELES, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Universal Pictures today announced that the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss' The Lorax will be released in the immersive ...

Coral Reef Adventure Returns Thursday, MARCH 1 in An Encore Engagement at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center’s Heikoff Dome Theater!

Friday, February 24th, 2012

"We do not inherit the earth from our parents, we borrow it from our children" San Diego, CA, February 23, 2012 -- Take a once-in-a-lifetime journey across the South Pacific for the spectacular IMAX film CORAL REEF ADVENTURE returns to Reuben H. Fleet Science Center's Heikoff Dome Theater on Thursday, MARCH ...

Orangutan captivated at ‘Born to Be Wild’ showing

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The Associated Press writes: JAKARTA, Indonesia -- One of the orangutans starring in the IMAX film "Born to Be Wild" has been treated to a special jungle screening in Indonesia - and was captivated until the trumpet of elephants scared her off. The documentary follows two women who have devoted their lives ...

Moore Warren IMAX opens today

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The Oklahoma Daily reports: The Warren Theatre in Moore officially is opening its new IMAX auditorium to the public today. The $10 million addition features a 60-foot-plus screen and stadium seating for 601 people, according to NewsOK.com. In an effort to attract audiences for its opening week, the theater is offering half-price showings ...